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Medieval gothic era. The clothes in the Middle Ages reflected the place of the person dressed in the medieval estate system of Christian Europe again. The color choice was a distinguishing factor between the estates. In the Gothic clothing became increasingly elaborate. The fashions of the early, high and late Gothic differ very much from each other. At the beginning of the early Gothic in the 13th century, the male fashion of female approaches sharply. Both sexes have long outerwear in the form of a so-called Cotte. It predominates initially seem a little form-fitting fashion, showing essentially towering, slim body – a common ground with the gothic architecture.

Wealthy bourgeoisie family. 14th century clothing.

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Wealthy bourgeoisie family. Parisian costumes. 14th century.

Wealthy bourgeoisie family. 14th century clothing.

Famille bourgeoisie aisée. Costumes parisiens.
Manuscrit Charles VI, Froissard, No 2644. (Bibliothèque nationale) XIVe siècle. Dessinateur et graveur: Gerlier et A. Renard. Continue reading

Medieval female hats and hairstyles of the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Female hats and hairstyles of the 15th and 16th centuries.

Medieval female hats and hairstyles.

Modes of hairdressing of women in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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Troubadour and page in the 13th century.

Troubadour, minstrel, page. Medieval composer, singer 13th century.

Troubadour and page in the 13th century.

Troubadour and page in the 13th century.

“Taken from manuscript The miracles of St. Louis.”

Page et Troubadour au XIIIe siècle.
“Tiré du manuscrit des miracles de saint Louis.” “F. Roy, éditeur.” Continue reading

Medieval Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century costumes.

Medieval Bourgeois, servant costumes. 15th century clothing. Burgundy, gothic fashion era.

Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century.

Medieval Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century costumes.

Bourgeoise de paris et sa servante. XVe siècle.

From thé book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879. Free eBook. Amazon

Burgundy, gothic fashion era. Continue reading

Italian craftsmen in 1350. Medieval clothing.

Italian craftsmen. Medieval clothing. Middle ages 14t century habits

Italian craftsmen in 1350. Medieval clothing.

Italian craftsmen in 1350. Medieval clothing.

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Dallo Statuto di Trieste del 1350

From the book: Il Trecento a Trieste. Con illustrazioni policrome by Caprin, Giuseppe.

Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury.

Saint Thomas Becket. England 12th century bishop

St. Thomas à Becket

Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury (1118-1170).

It is not a little remarkable that the only Romish shrine which has been publicly brought to notice in England during the last few years is that of à Becket, the representative of the unyielding supremacy of that church, which still demands not only spiritual but temporal power. Continue reading